Hoping to right wrongs, New York prosecutor begins ambitious review of 90 disputed convictions

  • by: JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 25, 2014 - 10:55 AM

NEW YORK — Fueled by the freeing of a prison inmate who claimed a detective framed him in a 1990 murder, the Brooklyn district attorney's office has undertaken one of the nation's most ambitious efforts to revisit cases of people put behind bars decades ago to determine whether they were wrongly convicted.

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